Blogs

Gym's London Bridge Terror Attack Survivor Walking Back To Health

A female survivor of the 2017 London Bridge terror attack is walking herself back to physical and emotional health after receiving life-changing support from our inclusive exercise service.

Stepney Green-based Sister Catherine Msoni, 49, is now feeling confident enough to walk again mostly unaided with only occasional use of a stick thanks to the ‘inspirational’ exercise rehabilitation she’s been receiving from our Bow-based disability-specialist gym team.

Vibrant Volunteer Coordinator Rosie Leaving On A High

We’re sad to announce our vibrant volunteer coordinator Rosie Vincent will be leaving us for a fantastic new opportunity after a fabulous five months with us and creation of a new vibrant Ability Bow volunteer programme.

Meet Katie: Day In The Life Of Our Fantastic Fitness Instructor

Meet Katie. She's our 26-year-old fabulous fitness instructor, who began her new role this February at our disabiliies and long-term health conditions exercise service. She spoke to us more about why she loves her role!

Q: Where do you live? 

A: Shepherd's Bush, West London.

Q: What's your education/career background? 

A: I have a computing degree but decided to take a personal training course a couple of years after leaving university.

Ability Bow Merchandise Survey

Ability Bow has enlisted the help of five students from Queen Mary University of London to develop a business plan for Ability Bow merchandise.The QConsult Team are part of the university's QConsult programme.

To begin their research, the QConsult Team have created a survey to gather thoughts, feedback, and ideas from our current gym members around merchandise. We want to know the items, products, and clothing you would like to wear, use, and be proud of.

Please take the survey to help us develop Ability Bow's merchandise.

Meet Rosie: Day In The Life Of Our Vital Volunteer Coordinator

Meet Rosie. She's our vital new volunteer coordinator. Rosie, 23, will be recruiting various volunteers covering roles from admin to event support to join our service. We spoke to her to find out more about her role and what impact it will have for both her and us. 

The Q&A

Q: What's your education/career background? You said you're also currently at Roman Road Trust alongside the Ability Bow role? 

A: I graduated from Queen Mary University in 2017 with a BA in Drama.

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